Vitali Klitschko is currently Kyiv’s mayor that is trying to defend their home from the invasion of Russia. So, what is Vitali Klitschko’s net worth in 2022? What makes him and his brother so special that they are on the hit list of the Russian president for their assassination? Well, Vitali was a heavyweight boxer that made huge achievements and dominated a period before his active political career. Thus, he has such a high net worth, owing to his heavyweight boxing career and political career. Vitali and his brother also hold a record in the Guinness World Records.
Kyiv’s mayor has suffered the loss only two times and several successful defenses titles in his entire career. His house in Kyiv is estimated to be $5 million, and also the owner of a BMW and Bentley. Vitali and his brother also have, and good bonding between them, and most of their interests are also the same. Vitali is also active in doing charitable works and has he has a website known as Klitschko, wherein people can donate. The website also lists his companies, organizations, and the brother’s works under it.
What is Vitali Klitschko’s Net Worth in 2022?
Vitali Klitschko’s net worth is $80 million currently. His primary source of earnings is from his professional career as a former boxer and a Ukrainian politician currently. Now, he is Kyiv’s mayor, the city which is not only Ukraine’s capital but is also under invasion from Russia. Additionally, he also took arms for defending his city along with his brother Wladimir Klitschko. Vitali achieved great things and earned a name for himself in the boxing world before he took his retirement in 2013. He has been active in his political career since 2015, wherein he became President Viktor Yushchenko’s political adviser.
How Much Did Vitali Klitschko Earn From His Heavyweight Boxing Career?
Vitali Klitschko is one of the highest-earning boxers among the top ten richest boxers of the world. It is estimated that he earns an annual salary of $7 million every year. It is not known exactly how much he earned from his heavyweight boxing career. However, he lost only two times in his whole career due to stoppages after he was unable to continue from his injuries. At the time of his retirement, he had 87% as his knockout percentage.
The current Kyiv mayor won several championships as a heavyweight boxer. Furthermore, he is the only heavyweight boxer to have won championships in the world in three different decades. He had the titles of World Boxing Organization, Ring Magazine, and the World Boxing Council (WBC) twice from 1999 to 2013. The Guinness World Records also holds him and his brother, Wladimir, for having the most title fight wins as brothers in the heavyweight world in 2011. The period between 2006 and 2015 is known as the Kitscho Era as both the brothers dominated the heavyweight boxing world.
Vitali Klitschko Entered Into Politics in 2005
Vitali Klitschko entered into politics in 2005 after he supported openly Viktor Yushchenko’s presidency in the 2004 Ukrainian presidential election. After that, he became President Viktor’s advisor in 2005 and got promoted to full time in 2006. He founded his own party known as the Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reform in 2010, which led him to be elected into parliament. The 2013 and 2014’s Euromaidan protests saw him as a leading figure. Vitali became Kyiv’s mayor for the first time on May 24, 2015, and again got re-elected on November 15, 2015. He was also the Petro Poroshenko Bloc’s former leader.
The Ukrainian Politician Willing To Die Defending His Country
Vitali and Wladimir have taken arms in their hands and also killed people for defending their city, Kyiv from Russia’s attack. Recently, they said in an interview that they have killed some people and it amounts to six until now. The brothers also did not fear the army of Russia and were ready to die for their homeland. They are not interested in the Russian’s arm strength as they are ready to fight. Both of them also stated that they are ready to die for their families and home country. It’s their future, and somebody wants to come to their home and steal their future from them. They are not going to let that happen.